Travel Advisories

September 15-21, 2018

Interstate Highway Restrictions

Traffic Pattern Change

I-195 Providence: Effective Sun. morning, Sept. 16, the traffic pattern with lane splits on I-95 North and South at Exit 19 will be modified. The new traffic pattern will have no split, and all lanes will shift to the left. Expect lane closures for paving at this location prior to the change, Fri. night, Sept. 14 from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.

Temporary Interstate Closures

East Providence: I-195 East, at Exit 5 (Warren Ave.) will be closed for steel girder installation, Wed. and Thurs. nights from midnight to 4 a.m. Please follow signed detours. Please note: lane closures will begin at 9 p.m.

East Providence: I-195 West at Exit 6, will be closed for steel girder installation, Mon. & Tue. nights (Sept. 24-25) from midnight to 4 a.m. Please follow signed detours. Please note: lane closures will begin at 9 p.m.

Temporary Exit and Ramp Closures

Providence/East Providence: As part of ongoing repairs to the Washington Bridge Westbound, Exit 3 (Gano St.) off of I-195 West is closed through Fall 2019.

I-195 West Greenwich/East Greenwich:
I-95 North and South at Exit 7, including all on and off ramps, exit and ramp closures for light pole removal, Mon. and Tues. nights from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m.

  • Mon. night: I-95 South, Exit 7 closed from 10 p.m. to midnight. Follow signed detour.
  • Mon. night: New London Ave. on-ramp to I-95 South closed from midnight to 6 a.m. Follow signed detour.
  • Tues. night: New London Ave. on-ramp from I-95 South closed from 10 p.m. to midnight. Follow signed detour.
  • Tues. night: New London Ave. on-ramp to I-95 North closed from midnight to 6 a.m. Follow signed detour

Ongoing Traffic Patterns

Providence/East Providence: I-195 West and East, from the Washington Bridge to the Mass. line, lane shifts in place.

Overnight

I-195 Cranston: I-95 North and South, from Exit 16 (Elmwood Ave.) to the Huntington Viaduct Bridge, alternating lane closures for bridge work, Sun.-Thurs. nights from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m.

Cranston:
I-295 South, between Exits 7 and 3, alternating lane closures for a bridge inspection, Wed. night from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.

Cranston:
I-295 North, between Exits 3 and 6, alternating lane closures for a bridge inspection, Thurs. night from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.

East Providence: I-195 East, from Exit 6 to the Horton Farm Bridge, and I-195 West, from the Mass. line to the Pawtucket Ave. Bridge, two lanes closed for highway lighting installation, Mon.-Thurs. nights from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m.

I-195 Pawtucket:
I-95 North and South, from Exit 28 to 30, right lane and right exit closed in a moving operation for striping, Mon. night from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. Please note date and exit changes.

I-195 Pawtucket: I-95 North and South, Pine St. Bridge, lane closures for bridge work, Mon.-Thurs. nights from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m.

  • Mon. night: I-95 North, right lane closed.
  • Tues. and Wed. nights: 2-lane closure for removal of formwork.
  • Thurs. night: Restrictions of Cedar St., Marrin St., George St. and Garden St. for restriping.

I-195 Providence: I-95 North at Exit 20, shoulder closures and ramp narrowing for bridge washing, Sun.-Thurs. nights from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m.

Providence:
On the ramp from I-195 West to I-95 North, and on I-95 South at Exit 20, and at Eddy St., shoulder closures and ramp narrowing for bridge washing, Sun.-Thurs. nights from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m.

I-195 Richmond:
I-95 North, from Exit 3 to the Tefft Hill Bridge, right shoulder closed for drainage work, Mon. night from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m.

I-195 Warwick:
I-95 North, from Rte. 117 to Service Rd., including the ramps, lane and temporary ramp closures for paving, Sun.-Thurs. nights from 8 p.m. to 6:30 a.m. Delays anticipated. Follow signed detours.

I-195 Warwick:
I-95 North on the South County Freeway Bridge, alternating lane closures with one lane open for bridge construction, Tues. night from 8 p.m. to 6:30 a.m. Delays anticipated. Follow signed detours.

I-195 Warwick:
I-95 North, 1 mile south of the Rte. 113 overpass, alternating lane closures for a bridge inspection, Mon. night from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. Delays anticipated.

I-195 West Greenwich: I-95 North and South at Exit 6, right lane closures for bridge washing, Sun.-Thurs. nights from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m.

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Other Limited Access Highway Restrictions

Weekend

Cumberland/Lincoln: Rte. 99 North, from Sayles Hill Rd. to Rte. 122 (Mendon Rd.), and Rte. 99 South, from Sayles Hill Rd. to Rte. 146, right shoulder closed for construction, Sat. from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.

South Kingstown/Charlestown: Rte. 1 North and South, from Shore Rd. to Salt Pond Rd., lane closures in a moving operation for drainage work, Sat. from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Westerly:
Rte. 78 East and West, at the Waterworks Bridge over the Pawcatuck River just before the Conn. line, bridge work behind barrier, Sat. from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Overnight

Charlestown: Rte. 1 North and South, from South Kingstown line to Tamanaco Dr., moving operation for crack sealing, Sun.-Thurs. nights from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m.

Johnston:
Rte. 6 East and West, from Rte. 5 (Atwood Ave.) to Killingly St., alternating lane closures for a bridge inspection, Sun. and Mon. nights from 9 p.m. to 4 a.m.

  • Sunday night: Rte. 6 East
  • Monday night: Rte. 6 West

Providence: Rte. 10 North and South at Union Ave., right lanes closed for bridge washing, Sun.-Thurs. nights from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m.

Warwick: Rte. 4 South at the South County Freeway Bridge, two lanes closed for construction, Sun.-Thurs. nights from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Expect delays.

Weekday

Charlestown/Westerly: Rte. 1 North and South, from Prosser Trail to Shore Rd, partial left lane closures in a moving operation for mowing, Thurs. from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Cumberland/Lincoln:
Rte. 99 South, from Sayles Hill Rd. on ramp, to Rte. 99 at the 146 South split, lane closures for construction, Mon.-Fri. from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Lincoln:
Rte. 146 North and South, from Rte. 116 to Rte. 146A (Eddie Dowling Hwy), alternating lane closures for a bridge inspection, Mon. and Tues. from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Portsmouth: Rte. 24 North and South, from just south of the Sakonnet River Bridge to Rte. 114 (West Main Rd.), lane and shoulder closures in a moving operation for construction, Mon.-Fri. from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Providence/Johnston:
Rte. 6 East at Glenbridge Ave., from Killingly St. to Hartford Ave., left lane closed for survey work, Wed.-Fri. from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Please note date changes.

Westerly:
Rte. 78 East and West, at the Waterworks Bridge over the Pawcatuck River just before the Conn. line, right shoulder closures for construction, Mon.- Fri. from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Westerly/Charlestown: Rte. 1 North and South, from Shore Rd. to Salt Pond Rd., lane closures in a moving operation for drainage work, Mon.-Fri. from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Ongoing Traffic Pattern

Providence: Motorists are experiencing various shoulder closures on Rte. 10 South between Westminster St. and Exit 5 (Union Ave.) for utility work through Summer 2018.

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Rte 6 Rte 10 Providence: Truck traffic is restricted to the right lane from the Westminster St. overpass over Rte. 10 South/Rte. 6 West to the Rte. 6/Rte. 10 interchange, and on Rte. 6 East at the Rte. 6/Rte. 10 interchange.

Rte 24 Tiverton/Portsmouth: Rte. 24 South at the Old Sakonnet River Bridge, please watch for construction vehicles exiting and entering the shoulder to access the construction site, weekdays from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. through Summer 2018.

Rte 4 Warwick: Rte. 4 South, from the I-95 split to Exit 8 (Rte. 2/East Greenwich), right shoulder closed through late Fall 2018.

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Metropolitan Providence

Temporary Ramp Closures

East Providence: The on-ramps from Veterans Memorial Pkwy. and Warren Ave. to I-195 West are closed for construction. Get Detour Map »

Temporary Bridge Closures

East Providence: The Purchase St. Bridge over I-195, from School St. to Freeborn Ave., is currently closed. Follow signed detour via Potter St.

Providence: The Bath St. East Bridge, which spans the Woonasquatucket River and carries two-way traffic between Kinsley Ave./Providence Place and Promenade St., is currently closed. Get Detour Maps »

Temporary Road Closures

Providence: Blackstone St. East and West, from Allens Ave. to Eddy St., is currently closed. Local access to the Women and Infants Breast Health Ctr. will be maintained. Get Detour Map »

Providence: Dorrance St., east of Dyer St. will be closed for construction effective Monday, May 7 through June 2019.

New Traffic Patterns

Cranston: Motorists are experiencing a new traffic pattern on Rte. 12 (Scituate Ave.) East and West over I-295 at the Lawton Bridge. The right lane is open in each direction, with the work zone shifted to the center of the bridge. This new traffic pattern should be in place through Fall 2018.

East Providence: The right lane of the East Shore Expressway, starting before the Horton Farm Bridge, is currently closed through the end of 2018.

Overnight

Cranston: Rte. 2 North and South, from Shortway Rd. to Park Ave., lane closures in a moving operation for milling, Mon.-Thurs. nights from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Delays possible.

Pawtucket: Rte. 1A (Newport Ave.) North and South, from the Mass. line to Armistice Blvd., lane shifts for milling, Sun.-Thurs. nights from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. Expect delays.

Weekday

Cranston: East St. North, at #122, from Zenith Dr. to Wilma Schesler Lane, partial right lane and shoulder closures for drainage work, Wed. and Thurs. from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Cranston: Rte. 2 North and South, from Sockanossett Cross Rd. to Rangeley Rd., lane closures in a moving operation for construction, Mon.-Fri. from 5:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Cranston:
Cranston St. at Carolina St., and Park Ave. at Budlong Rd. and Dyer Ave., lane and shoulder closures for traffic signal work, Mon.-Fri. from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Cranston:
Wellington Ave. North and South, from Paine Ave. to Station St., alternating partial lane closures for a bridge inspection, Mon. from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Cranston:
Rte. 1 North, from Alton St. to Fenner St., right lane closed for drainage work, Mon. from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Cranston:
Rte. 5 South, from Weaver St. to Brayton Ave., partial right lane closure for drainage work, Thurs. from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

East Providence:
Henderson Expressway Ramps, from Henderson Expressway to Massosoit Ave., shoulder closures and ramp narrowing for a bridge inspection, Mon. from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Providence: Harris Ave. East and West, from Acorn St. to Providence Place, alternating one-way traffic for a bridge inspection, Wed. from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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Pawtucket: The Barton St. Bridge, between Broad St. and Montgomery St., is currently closed. Get Detour Maps »

Providence: Elmwood Ave. North and South, from the I-95 underpass to the entrance to Roger Williams Park, has continuous alternating lane closures for construction and bridge work through Fall 2018.

Providence: Visit the City of Providence’s online calendar for traffic restrictions.

Additional lane closures for this region
may be listed under Other Limited Access Highways

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East Bay

No Lane Closures at This Time.

Additional lane closures for this region
may be listed under Other Limited Access Highways

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Newport County

Temporary Road Closures

Portsmouth: Park Ave. East and West, from East Main Rd. to Narragansett Ave., is closed for construction through the end of September. Follow signed detour.

Additional lane closures for this region
may be listed under Other Limited Access Highways

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Northern R.I. & Blackstone Valley

Weekend

Smithfield: Rte. 7 East and West, from Thurston Rd. to Harris St., right shoulder closure in a moving operation for drainage work, Sat. from 6:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Temporary Road Closure

Burrillville: Rte. 98 (Sherman Farm Rd.) North and South, from Callahan School Rd. to Brook Rd., will be closed for drainage work, Mon. from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Follow signed detour. Please note: the road will be open to local traffic Northbound to #915 and Southbound to #925.

Temporary Bridge Closures

Burrillville: The Railroad Ave. Bridge, carrying Railroad Ave. just east of Chapel St. over the Clear River, is closed through Fall 2018.

Cumberland: The Town-owned Howard Rd. Bridge, which carries Howard Rd. over Abbott Run, is currently closed. Please follow signed detour via Abbot Run Valley Rd. in Cumberland or from Paine Rd. in Massachusetts. More information is available here

Johnston: The Simmonsville Bridge, carrying Simmonsville Ave. over the Simmons Brook between Randall Ave. and Russo Dr., is closed through November. Get Detour Map »

North Smithfield: The Woonsocket Hill Rd. Bridge, which spans Rte. 146 between the Rte. 104/Downtown Woonsocket exit and the Pound Hill Road exit, is closed through December 2018. Get Detour Map »

North Smithfield: The Slatersville Stone Arch Bridge that carries Rte. 5 (Providence Pike) over the Branch River in North Smithfield is currently closed for continued rehabilitation through December 2018. Get Detour Maps »

Overnight

Johnston/Scituate: Rte. 6 East and West, from Danielson Pike to the I-295 South on-ramp, left lane closed for milling, Tues.-Thurs. nights from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m.

Smithfield: Rte. 7 East and West, from Thurston Rd. to Harris St., partial left lane closure in a moving operation for drainage work, Wed. night from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.

Weekday

Cumberland: Rte. 114 (Diamond Hill Rd.) East and West, from Industrial Dr. to Angell Rd., partial lane closures for construction, Mon.-Fri. from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Cumberland:
Scott Rd. North and South, just before and after the I-295 overpass, alternating one-way traffic with lane closures for a bridge inspection, Wed. from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Glocester: Douglas Hook Rd. East, from Door Rd. to Spring Grove Rd., alternating one-way traffic with a right lane closure for drainage work, Wed. from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Johnston: Rte. 6A East and West, from Atwood Ave. to Killingly St., lane closures in a moving operation for milling, Mon.-Fri. from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Expect delays.

Johnston/Scituate:
Rte. 6 East and West, from Danielson Pike to the I-295 South on-ramp, left lane closures for construction, Mon. - Fri. from 6:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Scituate: Rockland Rd. North and South, from Danielson Pike to Central Pike, alternating one-way traffic for construction, Sat.-Fri. from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Woonsocket: Diamond Hill Rd. at Mendon Rd., partial lane closures for construction, Mon.-Fri. from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

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Cumberland: Old Diamond Hill Rd., from Home Ave. to Diamond Hill Rd., is currently closed to motorists to become a walkable path as part of the Diamond Hill Road project.

Additional lane closures for this region
may be listed under Other Limited Access Highways

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South County

Ongoing Traffic Patterns

West Greenwich: Rte. 3 East and West, from Burnt Sawmill Rd. to Kitts Corner Rd., travel lanes reduced from 4 to 2 and eastbound and westbound traffic shifted to the west side of the Big River Bridge for construction through December 2018.

Overnight

North Kingstown: Rte. 102 North and South, from Tower Hill Rd. to Old Baptist Rd., alternating lane closures in a moving operation for milling, Mon.-Thurs. nights from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Delays possible.

Weekday

Hopkinton: Mechanic St. North and South, under the I-95 overpass, shoulder closures for traffic signal and electrical work, Mon.-Fri. from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Hopkinton/Richmond:
Woodville Rd. East and West, from Main St. to Switch Rd., alternating one-way traffic for construction, Mon. – Fri. from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

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Rte. 112 Charlestown/Richmond: Motorists are experiencing an alternating one-way traffic pattern controlled by temporary traffic signals, for bridge work, 24 hours a day on Rte. 112 North and South, from Butter Lane to Carolina Mill Lane. Expect delays.

Hopkinton/Richmond: Rte. 91 (Church St.) East and West at the Wood River Bridge, shoulder closures with a double lane shift for bridge work, weekdays from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. through Fall 2018.

Rte 108 South Kingstown: Rte. 108 North and South at Curtis Corner Rd., alternating one-way traffic for construction, weekdays from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. through September 2018.

West Greenwich: Rte. 102 (Victory Hwy.) North and South, over I-95 at the Victory Hwy. Bridge, lane shift and shoulder closures remain in place for construction, weekdays from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Additional lane closures for this region
may be listed under Other Limited Access Highways

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West Bay

Overnight

Warwick: Quaker Lane North and South, from Division Rd. to Temore Rd., alternating one-way traffic in a moving operation for milling, Sun.-Tues. nights from 8:30 p.m. to 6 a.m. Delays possible.

West
Warwick: Main St. North and South, from East Main St. to New London Ave., alternating one-way traffic in a moving operation for paving, Sun. and Mon. nights from 8:30 p.m. to 6 a.m. Delays possible.

Weekday

Warwick: Elmwood Ave. at Pawtuxet Ave. and at Wellington Ave., lane and shoulder closures for traffic signal work, Mon.-Fri. from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

West Warwick:
Factory St. East and West, from Border St. to Providence St., alternating one-way traffic, with the Westbound traffic using the Eastbound lane, for a bridge inspection, Fri. from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Additional lane closures for this region
may be listed under Other Limited Access Highways

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